Study Type
Part Time
Study Level
Level 4
Start Date:
2 years

Course Sheets

Entry requirements

View The Isle of Wight College's standard entry requirements for full-time college courses (depending on the level of the course to be studied).

Typical offers:

A levels – EEE 

UCAS points – 48 points to include a minimum of 1 A level, a BTEC qualification in a relevant engineering discipline, or equivalent Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience will be considered (calculate your UCAS points) 

T levels – Pass (D or E in the core) 

BTECs (Extended Diplomas) – DDD 


English language requirements 

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5. 

Who the course is for
This course is for anyone already working within the engineering sector who would like gain a qualification to reflect their experience.
What the interview will involve

Unlike courses that are applied for at the main College, you will need to apply via the University of Portsmouth Website, UCAS code H614:

Once we receive your application you will be sent an information sheet and a pre-assessment for you to complete.  The pre-assessment is a guide for us to establish if you have the pre-requisite knowledge to be able to be successful in your studies. 

What you will learn

Year 1 

Core modules in this year include: 

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers – 15 credits 
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurement And Testing – 15 credits 
  • Electrical and Electronic Principles – 15 credits 
  • Engineering Science – 15 credits 

There are no optional modules in this year. 

You'll need to do around 120 hours of self-directed learning for each module. 


Year 2 

Core modules in this year include: 

  • Combination and Sequential Logic – 15 credits 
  • Digital and Analogue Devices And Circuits – 10 credits 
  • Management of Projects – 15 credits 
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation – 20 credits 

There are no optional modules in this year. 

You'll need to do around 120 hours of self-directed learning for each module. 

How you will learn

Teaching on this course includes: 

  • lectures 
  • workshops 
  • seminars 
  • group sessions 
  • presentations 
  • discussions 
  • research 
  • presentations 
  • e-learning 
  • tutorials 


The course is offered as day release for one day a week at CECAMM. You’ll also do work-based learning, working with colleagues to put what you've learned in the classroom into practical use. 


You’ll be assessed through: 

  • observation 
  • presentations 
  • a portfolio 
  • reports 
  • exams 
  • reflective accounts 
Work placement
No industry placement
After completing the HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, learners can progress onto the HND in General Engineering delivered at CECAMM After you finish the course, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from the University of Portsmouth’s Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Our level 2 courses are free *(if you are 19-24 years old you must have a full level 2 qualification already to be eligible for free funding. More eligibility criteria apply). Contact us if you need more information on funding.

Failure to complete the course will incur an admin cost.

Qualifications you will get
HNC in Electrical and Electronic Engineering – University of Portsmouth
Additional information

This course is delivered as day release, one day a week at CECAMM. 

Alternatively, email with the subject title of your chosen course, followed by ‘info’ to receive further information. i.e. ‘Science T Level info’.

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